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Location Georgia, Kakheti
Central coordinates 45o 49.00' East  41o 50.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iv, B1i, B1iv
Area 64,311 ha
Altitude 100 - 400m
Year of IBA assessment 2005

Georgian Centre for the Conservation of Wildlife (Partner Designate)



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus winter  1999-2002  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca resident  1997-2002  2-5 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax passage  1999-2002  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A1  Near Threatened 
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes passage  1999-2002  20,000-49,999 individuals  A4iv, B1iv   

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